Thoughts on Community from Salt Lake City

These last few months have moved at a breakneck pace! Defend my master's thesis, finish graduate school, finish teaching undergraduate course, leave my job at Colorado Review, find a new job, pack and move to Utah, unpack, plan my wedding, start a new job... and--oh yeah--try to squeeze in some time writing and some time outside amid …

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Who Says It’s Over?

I don't feel like a very patriotic person these days. I'm not proud of America—neither now nor of our past. I don't really understand what American culture is and, when I do, it makes me sad and angry to think that foreigners associate Americans with loud, pushy, short-sentenced, nouveau riche, white men. At a Gillian …

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Prague & Poland: A Brief Adventure in Photos

I kept trying to write this blog post quickly, and it kept devolving into a long essay because, well, it's hard not to do that when you love to write. So I'm trying to make this into a *photo* essay (not without some relevant text, of course) since I'm pretty sure the internet is actually …

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